Every fancied getting a tattoo?  You might be surprised to learn that there are some of the highest quality tattoo parlours right here in South Cumbria.

We looked at Google ratings and tracked down some of the best places to get inked according to Google reviewers.

We only used parlours which had a minimum of 10 reviews on Google for our sample, just to ensure quality.

All Style Tattoos

Rating: 5.0

Location: 28 Crellin St, Barrow

What's been said: "Friendly and fun but still professionally run. Atmosphere is good and the guys are great. Kerry is a superb artist and a wonderful tattooist. Highly recommended!"

Luke Sayer Tattoo Studios

Rating: 5.0

Location: 7 Main St, Milnthorpe

What's been said: "Luke is the most genuine, humble and down to earth, talented tattooist. Makes you feel at ease start to finish. 2nd tattoo with Luke cannot wait to be booked in for another."

The Jewelled Bird 

Rating: 4.6

Location: 4 Scotland Rd, Carnforth

What's been said: "Wouldn't go anywhere else. Really talented and totally trustworthy. Puts you at ease too."

Koala Tea Tattoos

Rating: 5.0

Location: 16 Lound Rd, Kendal

What's been said: "Katrina is extremely talented and professional. I would recommend her to anybody looking to get a tattoo. Simply the best!"

Black Sheep Tattoos

Rating: 4.7

Location: 4 Lake Rd, Windermere

What's been said: "Fab visit today. Looked after and made to feel comfortable. Friendly staff and very, very clean. Really happy with my tattoo."


Rating: 4.9

Location: 1 Finkle St, Kendal 

What's been said: "Fantastic place. Amy made me feel so comfortable and at ease when doing my piercing. Very professional. I would highly recommend."

The Voodoo Lounge

Rating: 4.7

Location: 5A Highgate, Kendal

What's been said: "Skilled tattooing by Morgan, very pleasant and polite we will definitely be back."

Deathstar Tattoos Ltd

Rating: 5.0

Location: 15 Upper Brook St, Ulverston

What's been said: "My 3rd two hour sitting with Tam.  I'm more than happy with his work.
"Already rebooked for another 2 hours."


There were of course some other well reviewed parlours, including ones that got five stars in Barrow and Kendal, but they didn't meet our cut-off of 10 reviews on Google.